Family Ministry Program

Children, Youth, and Families Growing in their Faith Together

Family Ministry includes children and youth from birth through High School.  Our church family celebrates milestones for children/youth of all ages.  

Ephesians 6 Children’s classes

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For November Bible study,  click here

Click here to join the zoom class at 10:30am beginning Sept 19.

To access previous Bible Study

click here

Events include:

  • A Children's talk during the Worship Service

  • Sunday School: Ephesians 6 - Armor of God

  • Vacation Bible School

  • Christmas Pageant

  • Confirmation Classes/Annual Retreat

  • Youth CANStruction event benefiting Middleton Outreach Ministry.

  • Youth Mission Trip

  • National Youth Gathering (every 3 years)

  • Chili Cook-off/Dessert Bake-off Fundraiser

For more information about this ministry contact Michele Amick, Family Ministries Coordinator.

Current Youth and Family News

Children’s Worship Bulletins

Children’s Worship Bulletins will come to you each week with Pastor Dan’s email regarding services. You can use them at home as you worship as a family.

Family

Check your e-mails from Michele Amick regarding Youth & Family News

Ephesians 6 Ministry

Our Sunday School uses a "rotational model" for the younger children, enabling them to get to know a large number of adults in the congregation (and vice versa!). For more info about our Sunday School program, contact our Family Ministries Coordinator, Michele Amick (click here).

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Events:

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child the goal of 100 bxs. was exceeded, a total of 215 bxs. (including those packed at home & by the preschool); $1580 was donated. See the boxes on display in the Fireside Room. Thank you to all who supported this mission. (Connie & Addie )

First Communion Class students in 5th grade will meet Wed., 10/27 and 11/3, 6:30-7:30pm in the Meeting Room (upstairs). We will celebrate your First Communion on Sun., 11/7, at 9:15 service.

Youth Event Sunday, 11/14, "Pizza and Paint"!

Any Middle School Youth are welcome to share pizza and paint the canvases we have been talking about the last couple of weeks. The canvases will be used to decorate our space in the gym closet. Please let Michele Amick know if you are coming so we have pizza for you before 11/13.

 

Christmas Program Details – Practices: 12/5 – 10:30-11:30am; 12/11 – 9:30-11:30am. Gingerbread Event following practice on 12/11, 11:45-1:30. Christmas Program on Sunday, 12/12, at 9:15 worship. Watch for more details in the Wednesday emails from Mrs. Amick, newsletters and Green Sheet.

 

Youth Gathering 2022

 

July 9-13, 2022 in Houston, TX. This event is held every 3 years for youth entering grades 9-12.  We have registered 5 youth and 2 adults for this event!!  If you want to join them in Houston please contact Michele Amick before 1/31/2022!  We will be making travel arrangements the first week in February and the cost to register goes up 2/1/2022.  Here is a link to lots of details you and your youth will need to know  click here.

Serving Together

Here are some ideas of how/where we can serve in our community.  As you serve as families we encourage you to send pictures to be put on our website.

  • The Tomah VA medical center is asking for mail for veterans at the facility.  Send an uplifting letter, card, artwork, etc. to a veteran at Tomah Center living facility.  Mail to: Tomah VA Medical Center, ATTN: Mail Call (135), 500 East Veterans Street, Tomah, WI 54660

  • Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern WI, 2802 Dairy Dr., Madison, www.secondharvestmadison.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up.  (608) 223-9121

  • The River Food Pantry, 2201 Darwin Rd., Madison, www.riverfoodpantry.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up.  (608) 442-8815

  • MOM Food Pantry, 3502 Parmenter St., Middleton, www.momhelps.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up. (608) 836-7338

  • Madison Food Pantry Gardens, www.foodpantrygardens.org.  Check their website for the updated guidelines, times, and volunteer sign up. 

  • Host a donation drive… see MOM Top 10 list for ideas of what is needed.

  • Make encouraging cards for residents and/or caregivers in a neighborhood assisted living or nursing home.  Schedule a time for drop off.

  • Mow the lawn for your neighbors.

  • Wash windows for your neighbors.

  • Play music outside an elderly care facility, hospital or business open.  Ask permission before setting this up.

  • Pray through your friends on social media and/or your Christmas card list.

  • Wash the dishes, sweep or clean up around the house (even if it is someone else’s turn).

  • Connect with older neighbors and offer to do their grocery shopping for them.

  • Invite someone over for dinner via Zoom.

  • Send a thank you (gift card) to someone – even if it has been awhile since you have seen them!

  • Go on a prayer walk around your community.   Pray for those who live in the houses, work in the businesses, play in the parks, etc.

  • Take a homemade treat to the fire station and/or police station nearest your house.

  • You and your family may know of others…. any idea is worthwhile!!